Posts Tagged ‘dragon’
Monday, December 4th, 2017
This little egg is just starting to crack, its surface full of rough spirals and gradations in color. If you’re wondering what hatches out of such an egg, you can just keep scrolling and see the magnificent spiral purple dragon that it will grow into.
This lovely egg is a symbol of possibility, of potential getting ready to unfold, of something that’s almost done germinating and is ready to break out into the world
What else do you have in your life that’s like that, and how can you nuture it?
Above, you can see the soft textures of paint and paper, just two colors of minerals to make up this whimsical image. Below, the egg is waiting in a frame to incubate and hatch whatever’s inside.
Friday, September 2nd, 2016
The leafy seadragon is a type of sea horse, which directly inspired this gorgeous creature in all its glory.
The body is textured in watery violet scales, exploring the richness of purple from pinks to blues in the way the paint overlaps and blends. The intricate frills imitate seaweed in a gorgeous blue-green mix, and a rich rusty garnet finishes off the horns.
The best part, though, is the dragon’s attitude, as though they’re telling you like it is and won’t take any of your guff. This is not a dragon whose hoard you want to mess with!
Above, you can see the beautiful, watery details of both the scaled body and translucent frills. Below, this lovely large painting is in a frame, just waiting to add some elemental attitude to your space.
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
The tiny hobbit burglar is trying to keep himself quiet, but he’s been found by the big red dragon protecting his hoard. Smaug’s surrounded himself with gold and gems on every side, piles upon piles until there’s nowhere to go that Bilbo doesn’t set of a cascade of sound.
Smaug is a glory of reds and oranges among his shining treasures, and he looks a bit like a cat with a mouse as he huffs warm breath over the wee hobbit.
This piece is an unusual size for American, but perfect for those with sensible paper sizes — A4 is not quite letter size, and you can find frames for it at Ikea.
Above, you can see tiny Bilbo getting huffed at by a big red dragon. Below, the piece snuck like a burglar into a 9×12 frame so you can imagine how it would look in your own hoard.
Categories: Angels, Cthulhu, and Other Myths, Card Design, Floating Gallery, People, Figures and Faces, Sea Creatures and Other Animals, Series and Books, Things I'm a Fan Of
Tags: bilbo baggins, copic marker, dragon, etsy, for sale, hobbit, pen and ink, smaug, the hobbit
Thursday, March 17th, 2016
My wonderful backers on Patreon this month gave me some great prompts, and so we have a dragon, a cat, some spring flowers, and Rory from Gilmore Girls. I was apparently feeling the purple, though to be fair I knew the dragon person liked purple, and I’ve always associated spring with lilacs.
If you’d like to see me sketch to your specs next month, become a patron yourself!
Categories: Angels, Cthulhu, and Other Myths, Completed Commissions, Flowers, Trees and Landscapes, People, Figures and Faces, Sea Creatures and Other Animals, Things I'm a Fan Of, Whimsical and Strange
Tags: bookmark, cat, copic marker, dragon, gilmore girls, kim, lilac, patreon, pen and ink, rain
Monday, February 29th, 2016
February is almost over, and these are the last of the conversation heart sketches. I went through and isolated all of the prompts I’d not yet drawn (but still pulled them at random each day), and that took me exactly through the end of the month. Yay!
I get a bit Genghis Khan. Also known as the most adorkable music video ever.
This sketchy art is perfect for the Mad Hatter’s sketchy personality – but at least he’s got sweet treats for us.
I’ve had umbrellas on my mind, and Sherlock wanted to show off his.
What better to be happy about than a Pooh Bear and his very best Piglet?
Giving up the last slice of pizza: now that’s real love.
Getting my obscure fandom on, but my BFF knows the score.
This dragon loooooves tea. Tea is life. Mmmmcaffeine.
Roxy as promised, bringing us the Leap Day goodness in her pinstripe Kingsman suit.
I’m going to try a regular Wednesday thing instead of daily art, to see if I can keep from driving myself batty. Come watch me on Periscope!
Categories: Daily Art, Things I'm a Fan Of, Whimsical and Strange
Tags: conversation arts, copic marker, dragon, february, genghis khan, kingsman, mad hatter, pen and ink, piglet, pizza, sherlock, sketch, snuff, tea, winnie the pooh, zelazny
Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Another painting with some hidden sparkle, this one’s mostly done in ink washes. The background is an amazing rich teal that none of my electronics want to pick up, and the domes sparkle with golden highlights beneath the iridescent blue dragon.
This tiny piece would add a lovely bit of scifi-fantasy allure to a desk, bookshelf, or reading nook.
Here there be dragon!
Above, you can see the shining underbelly on the dragon that floats above the domed city. Below, a tiny window into this strange world as the painting is trapped behind glass in its frame.
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